Kartavya Path to get own police station
A separate Kartavya Path Police Station shall be set up for the newly-inaugurated stretch, a government notification has said.
According to the notification, the jurisdiction of the police station will be limited to the North Block, Rail Bhawan (exclusive) Raisina Road, Krishi Bhawan, INGCA (inclusive) Dr Rajendra Prasad Road, and JSR Round About, in the north direction.
Man Singh Road roundabout VP House, Vigyan Bhawan, National Museum, Nirman Bhawan, Udhyog Bhawan roundabout and Sunehari Bagh Masjid (inclusive) in the south direction.
Raksha Bhawan (inclusive) Ashok Road, C-Hexagon up to Akbar Road, Vanijy Bhawan (inclusive) Akbar Road, C-Hexagon along with National Stadium (inclusive), in the east, and North and South Block, West Boundary wall (exclusive) Road towards RP Bhawan, in the west, the notification issued on September 21 stated.
The location of the police station is yet to be decided, a senior police officer said.
The Kartavya Path Police Station will oversee ''local areas which have been excluded from the jurisdiction of police stations Tilak Marg, South Avenue and Parliament Street'' - the three nearest police stations.
The revamped stretch is part of the Modi government's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project, which also envisages a new triangular Parliament building, a common central secretariat, a new prime minister's residence and office, and a new vice-president's enclave.
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